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Neil Armstrong Biography

Neil Armstrong was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio, on August 5, 1930. After serving in the Korean War and then completing school, he joined the organization that will become NASA. He joined the astronaut program in 1962 and was command pilot for his first assignment, Gemini VIII, in 1966. He died ...

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Carl Sagan Biography

Astronomer Carl Sagan was born on November 9, 1934, in Brooklyn, ny. He graduated in the University of Chicago, where he studied planets and researched theories of extraterrestrial intelligence. Astronomer Carl was named manager of Cornell’s Laboratory for Planetary Studies in 1968 and worked with NASA on several jobs. An ...

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George Carruthers Biography

Produced on October 1, 1939, in Cincinnati, Ohio, scientist George Carruthers constructed his first telescope in age 10. His telescope and image converter was utilized to spot molecular hydrogen in space and his uv camera/spectograph was used by Apollo 16 throughout the flight to the moon. Today, Carruthers educates at ...

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